IN PERSON: Estate Planning Clinic

Friday, June 14, 2024: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

At this clinic, learn how to prepare for disability and end of life so that your wishes about healthcare are honored, and your choices about your assets are protected. 

Clinic provides self-help assistance with the preparation of one of the following documents:

  • Advance Healthcare Directive that explains how you want medical decisions about you to be made if you cannot make the decisions for yourself
  • Power of Attorney that allows you to designate someone to act on your behalf in financial or legal matters
  • California Statutory Will that allows you to leave your property or assets to your children or named heirs

This clinic is designed to help individuals understand and prepare these critical documents to secure their future and ensure their wishes are honored.

Registration is required. Document assistance is subject to capacity, income-level, and limited to persons living with HIV/AIDs and disabled veterans.

To Register: Interested individuals should contact 213-833-6776 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to be pre-screened and registered for the workshop.

Last Updated: Thursday, 30 May 2024 11:22

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Controle su estrés para que pueda controlar sus asuntos Legales

VIDEO EN VIVO: EN ZOOM: Controle su estrés para que pueda controlar sus asuntos Legales

Jueves, 6 de junio de 2024 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Esta clase se impartirá en ZOOM.

En el mes de la concienciación sobre la salud mental, el cual se celebra cada mes de mayo, es una oportunidad para educarnos sobre temas relacionados con la salud mental y el bienestar.  Aprenda qué es el estrés, al igual cómo puede provocar problemas de salud física y mental y cómo gestionarlo. Es difícil controlar el estrés de día a día, y especialmente más difícil el estrés provocado por las cuestiones legales asuntos legales. Controle su estrés para poder controlar también sus asuntos jurídicos.

La clase abarca:

  • ¿Qué es el estrés y por qué puede ser un problema?
  • Las consecuencias del estrés a largo plazo para la salud
  • Estrategias de afrontamiento del estrés saludables y no saludables
  • Técnicas que pueden ayudar a afrontar y reducir el estrés
  • ¿Cómo saber cuándo el estrés es un problema?

Presentado por: Gloria Leiva, Promotora de Salud Mental, Departamento de Salud Mental del Condado de Los Ángeles

La Biblioteca Jurídica de Los Ángeles no proporciona asesoramiento jurídico/legal: 

La Biblioteca Jurídica de Los Ángeles no proporciona asesoramiento legal. La Biblioteca Jurídica de Los Ángeles ofrece recursos legales y asistencia con la investigación jurídica como un servicio educativo.  La información presentada en este programa no es asesoramiento legal y se proporciona únicamente como un servicio educativo a nuestros clientes.  Para obtener asesoramiento legal, debe consultar a un abogado.

Last Updated: Thursday, 16 May 2024 12:44

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LIVE ZOOM: Ask an Expert: HACLA Section 8

Wednesday, July 17, 2024: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Wednsday, October 23, 2024: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

This class will be hosted on ZOOM.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89725175213

Join a live question and answer session about Section 8 voucher holders’ and Section 8 owners’ rights and responsibilities. An experienced spokesperson for the City of Los Angeles’s Section 8 rental assistance program will be available to answer questions about finding housing with a Section 8 voucher, communicating with the Housing Authority and reporting issues. Subjects covered will include program policy (occupancy standards, recertification, income reporting); tenant rights under Section 8; inspections and meeting habitability standards and communicating with landlords and the Housing Authority about problems. Whether you are a Section 8 voucher holder or Section 8 owner, attend and get the vital information you need.

Although you can listen to the class from various kinds of devices, you will need video to view the speaker(s) and any presentation materials, and will need to connect through Zoom to be able to participate in the written Q&A or chat features.

Presented by:

Jose Gutierrez, Section 8 Ombudsperson, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice: 

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice.  LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service.  The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons.  For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 July 2024 10:10

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IN PERSON: Tech Tutorial: How to Attend Zoom Classes

Friday, Oct. 06, 2023 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Computer Lab (8 participants max)  

Come learn how to participate in a Zoom meeting and take advantage of the wide variety of classes LA Law Library has to offer. Participants will get assistance setting up an e-mail and practice registering and participating in Zoom meetings.

Class Covers:

  • Setting up an E-mail address
  • Registering for a Zoom meeting
  • Basics of participating in a Zoom class
  • Resources for technology assistance

Presented by:
Chloe Casey, Community Resource Specialist, LA Law Library (https://www.lalawlibrary.org/)

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice.  LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service.  The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons.  For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 August 2023 12:21

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IN-PERSON: Help With Becoming an Adult’s Legal Conservator

Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

In California, many families struggle to care for adults who are not able to care for themselves. For these families, a court-approved conservatorship may help.  It allows a responsible person or organization to assist an adult with personal care or finances. This session provides general information about the court process.

 Class covers:

  • Screening for appropriateness of probate conservatorships or available alternatives
  • Overview of conservatorship law
  • Rights of the conservatee and responsibilities of the conservator
  • The court forms needed to request a conservatorship
  • The petitioning process—what to expect before and after the hearing
  • Referrals for other types of assistance

Presented by:

Isabela Garcia, Self-Help Conservatorship Clinic Paralegal, Bet Tzedek Legal Services (https://www.bettzedek.org/)

Registration fee: FREE

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice: 

LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service.  The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library.  However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Last Updated: Friday, 20 October 2023 15:13

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